Texas A&M vs. Alabama - 3/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alabama Crimson Tide (17-13) at Texas A&M Aggies (20-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Reed Arena)
The Line: Texas A&M Aggies -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas A&M Aggies and the Alabama Crimson Tide face off on Saturday a Reed Arena in SEC college basketball action.
The Texas A&M Aggies are 20-9 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Texas A&M is averaging 67.7 points and they are shooting 45.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. Daneul House leads the Aggies averaging 14.8 points per game. Jalen Jones is averaging 13.6 points and 6.6 rebounds, Alex Caruso is averaging 9.7 points and 5.7 assists, and Kourtney Roberson is averaging 9.0 points and 6.3 rebounds. Texas A&M is 13-2 at home and 11-6 in the SEC.
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The Alabama Crimson Tide are 17-13 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Alabama is averaging 67.1 points and they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 64 points and their opponents are shooting 41.4 percent. Levi Randolph leads the Crimson Tide averaging 15.3 points per game. Ricky Tarrant is averaging 13.1 points, Rodney Cooper is averaging 10.5 points, and Shannon Hale is averaging 8.2 points. Alabama is 3-7 on the road and 7-10 in the SEC.
Texas A&M is 5-0 against the spread against the SEC, 8-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 14-6 against the spread in their last 20 games. Alabama is 12-3 agaisnt the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 7-2 against the spread in their last nine road games, and 0-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Alabama is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against Texas A&M.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back when the totals are posted.